PROBLEM-SOLVING CASES IN MICROSOFT® ACCESS® AND EXCEL®, Twelfth Annual Edition, helps students apply the Access® database management system and Excel® spreadsheet to effectively analyze and solve real-world business problems. Six individual tutorials in the text build a practical knowledge of each software application's capabilities, while 12 all-new case studies present scenarios and problems common in business. Further, a skill-building integration feature requires students to use Access® and Excel® together on cases, making this the most up-to-date, practical guide for these widely used software programs.
Instructor support materials can be found in the Instructor Downloads section of http://www.cengage.com/coursetechnology and are accessible by Single-Sign On (SSO) username and password. Designed to facilitate classroom instruction, these resources include six new "Hall of Fame" cases, along with new solution files, syllabus, and Student Data Files.
Table of Contents
Part 1: DATABASE CASES USING ACCESS.
Tutorial A: Database Design.
Tutorial B: Microsoft Access.
Case 1: Preliminary Case; The Personal Training Database.
Case 2: Rent-a-Dress Database.
Case 3: The Import Food Market Database.
Case 4: The Music Festival Database.
Case 5: City Bike Rental Database.
Part 2: DECISION SUPPORT CASES USING EXCEL SCENARIO MANAGER.
Tutorial C: Building a Decision Support System in Excel.
Case 6: New England Energy Investment Strategy Decision.
Case 7: The City Hotel Recovery Analysis.
Part 3: DECISION SUPPORT CASES USING MICROSOFT EXCEL SOLVER.
Tutorial D: Decision Support Cases Using Microsoft Excel Solver.
Case 8: Duchess Cruises Ship Assignment Problem.
Case 9: Ed and Carla's Retirement Plan.
Part 4: DECISION SUPPORT CASE USING BASIC EXCEL FUNCTIONALITY.
Case 10: The University Arena Construction Decision.
Part 5: INTEGRATION CASES USING ACCESS AND EXCEL.
Case 11: The College GPA Analysis.
Case 12: The Nonprofit Donor Analysis.
Part 6: ADVANCED SKILLS USING EXCEL.
Tutorial E: Guidance for Excel Cases.
Part 7: PRESENTATION SKILLS.
Tutorial F: Giving an Oral Presentation.